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140.01A  Advanced Ophthalmology Clkshp  (3 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Duncan       Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110 and Surgery 110 or consent of instructor.

Students will serve as subinterns on the ophthalmology wards. They will work up and present patients, and attend surgery and postoperative clinics. This is an intensive clerkship where students will be on twenty-four hour call the entire time.

140.02  Off-Campus Clerkship  (3 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Duncan       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Clinical clerkship in approved hospitals by special arrangement and approval by the dean and the chairperson of the department.

140.05  Ophthalmology for Primary Care  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Duncan

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Two-week elective providing mastery of eye examination, improving ophthalmology skills, improving accurate visual acuity assessment and screening techniques with slit lamp examination. Patients will be evaluated in an outpatient setting. Didactic instruction will be provided by course preceptors.

140.06  Adv Ophthalmology Clerkship  (3 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Duncan, A. Naseri       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Clinical observation of patients in clinics, wards and surgery.

150.02  Research in Ophthalmology  (3 - 18 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Duncan       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor and chairperson of the department.

Restrictions: No       Activities: Field Work, Laboratory, Project

A research project under the direction of a member of the faculty carried out in the Department of Ophthalmology.

160.01  Introduction to Clinical Ophthalmology  (1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): J. Duncan       Prerequisite(s): First year medical student or above.

Activities: Lecture

Students will gain knowledge of common eye problems that may be seen in family practice, the emergency room and in the ophthalmologist's office. They will learn to formulate a differential and plan of treatment for a patient with eye disease, and use the instuments essential to their diagnosis.

198  Supervised Study  (2.5 - 5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Field Work, Independent Study, Laboratory, Project, Web-based course work

Library research and directed reading under supervision of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the department.